Berks County, PA

Population 413,491

Berks County, PA Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 13.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 61.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 25%

Registered Offenders

82.25% Lower than national avg.

Environmental Hazards

999 Found nearby

Unemployment

Very High 10.2%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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100 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 100 K-12 public schools in Berks County, PA and 64 private schools. Homefacts rates Berks County's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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Crime view details

131 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$189,900 compared to September 2019
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    8.8%
  • Rented
    26.3%
  • Owned
    64.9%

458 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Berks County, PA issued 458 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 458 permits, 322 were issued for single family homes and 136 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Berks County, PA issued 194 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 194 permits, 143 were issued for single family homes and 51 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $599
  • 1 Bedroom: $713
  • 2 Bedrooms: $927
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,166
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,257

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Environmental Hazards

999 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
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  • Registered Polluters
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  • Superfunds
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Berks County, PA has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Berks County, PA is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.52 Average
    Berks County, PA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 30.63°
  • February 33.4°
  • March 43.73°
  • April 54.08°
  • May 63.75°
  • June 72.46°
  • July 77.43°
  • August 74.28°
  • September 67.55°
  • October 56.08°
  • November 44.38°
  • December 35.38°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Berks County, PA

Earthquakes
Berks County, PA has a low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Berks County, PA has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Berks County, PA has a low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Berks County, PA has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Berks County, PA: $59,286

Unemployment

Unemployment in Berks County is 10.2%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 7.7% and 6.0% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 46.11%
White Collar - 53.89%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Tom Wolf
  • Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr.
  • Sen. Patrick J. Toomey

Neighborhood Info

118 FCC Towers view all

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